Tag Archives: Maria Caulfield

A very incompetent response to Caroline Ansell


When Conservative MPs ask questions it would seem realistic for the Conservative Government to provide a credible answer. We are very familiar of the times when opposition MPs get treated very badly, but one would assume that the same political … Continue reading

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How often do Ministers refer to their constituencies?


It is of course impossible to test how loud MPs are in their constituencies and in many other settings, however their speaking in the House of Commons is carefully recorded via Hansard and repeated on another agency called They Work … Continue reading

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We need near neighbours to keep working together


On Wednesday a debate took place under the headline of Natural History GCSE and two of the MPs who took part are both called Caroline and they are also near neighbours. The debate is available here. Caroline Ansell who is … Continue reading

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The phrase levelling up means very little


At the end of October Rishi Sunak announced the latest budget which included a levelling up element. So the Government was releasing several billion pounds spread across nearly 50 locations of which 85% were in locations where Conservative MPs are … Continue reading

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A very important debate this afternoon with local connections


This afternoon there will be a discussion in Westminster regarding the tragic death of a young man called Dylan Ramsay who drowned in a quarry on the 3rd July 2011. Dylan was swimming with two friends near his home. According … Continue reading

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Following Sussex Day, our MPs have some challenges


Many of us enjoy living or working in Sussex and so it is fantastic that a few years ago Ian Steedman in Worthing followed by Martin Ellis in Crowborough set out to re-establish the Sussex day celebration. The day has … Continue reading

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The challenge of hearing from all local MPs during COVID


The current arrangements for our national Parliament in response to COVID makes it more difficult than in the past to be able to observe debates on specific themes that involve a number of our local MPs. Of course, there are … Continue reading

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East Sussex MPs must work together along with neighbours


On Thursday the discussion regarding COVID-19 that took place in Parliament involved a number of MPs. One of these was Nusrat Ghani from the Wealden constituency of East Sussex. In another debate on the same day there was also a … Continue reading

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Three Sussex MPs who have mis-judged their role


It is very sad that in two days’ time, just as was the case yesterday that we will not be able to publicly participate in the annual Remembrance Day due to our COVID lockdown. Last week in the House of … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day from House of Commons and well beyond


On Thursday the House of Commons set aside a couple of hours in this debate to raise the profile of International Women’s Day which takes place today. Only two MPs from Sussex took part in the debate and the first … Continue reading

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